European Environment Agency (2010): 10 messages for 2010 - Forest ecosystems. Copenhagen


10 messages for 2010
Forest ecosystems

1 Forests cover a large part of Europe and fulfil multiple functions for society, providing economic, social and environmental benefits, including serving as a key reservoir of biodiversity
2 Old growth natural and semi-natural forests are the most valuable forest type in terms of storing biodiversity (including genetic variety) and carbon
3 Unsustainable forest management, fragmentation, airborne pollution and climate change are major threats to Europe's forest biodiversity
Unsustainable forest management
Air pollution
Climate change
4 Interacting pressures on forest ecosystems are threatening species and habitats of European interest
5 European countries have taken measures to protect and restore forest biodiversity in Europe
References and further reading

Címszavazva - GE

ER Archívum (2010/P-003)